Nine persons who sustained injuries as a result of police charges across the four provinces of Catalonia, together with the Catalan Association of People Affected by the events of 1 October, the Association of Lawyers for Democracy of Lleida and the Athens Association of Jurists for Civil Rights are filing a group private criminal prosecution at Spain’s Audiencia Nacional (High Court) as well as a notification before the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague for the “systematic and planned attack” against the civilian population during the independence referendum of 1 October 2017.

These charges are brought against the officials holding the highest level of responsibility at the time: José Antonio Nieto, Diego Pérez de los Cobos, Enric Millo, Sebastián Trapote and Ángel Gonzalo, among others

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